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Talent Director Salary

Talent Directors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $92K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Talent Directors survey respondents are women (76 percent). Most Talent Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$58,175 - $147,755
(Median)
$58K
$92K
$150K
MEDIAN: $92,278
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$58,175 - $147,755  
   
Bonus
$797 - $30,100  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$56,174 - $154,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Job Description for Talent Director

  • Liaise between actors, directors and agents to negotiate contracts, set appointments and hold auditions.
  • Lead talent management strategy to ensure talent is developed to and reaches its full potential.
  • Interview, audition and hire performers to fill various roles.
  • Match specific talent types to appropriate roles for motion picture, radio, theatre and other entertainment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Talent Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Talent Directors. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $79K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $87K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $112K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $120K.

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Experience Affects Talent Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$99,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%